Gaffer Tape and Costumes
Gaffer tape is a strong glue coated waterproof woven tape that is usually black in colour that you don’t need scissors to use, you just tear it along the cross weave.
You often see crew wearing a utility belt of some kind with a few roles of black gaffer tape hanging off somewhere or another.
It is widely used in theatre, photography, film and television production, and industrial staging work.
The amount of times I have seen gaffer used to repair, tighten, fix to increase, pull in and keep outfits and costumes on the actors I have lost count!
On one occasion the singer (in a music video) had a dress that had a huge long train and with her facing into a fan, ...